Delhi Mayor Election: Delhi will get Mayor on February 22, Lieutenant Governor approves for MCD meeting
The Supreme Court said that this notice should be issued within 24 hours. Tell that it is also necessary to mention the date in this notice, on which the election for the post of Mayor is to be held.
The capital Delhi will get a mayor on 22 February. The Lieutenant Governor has stamped the date of February 22 for the meeting of the corporation. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi and the Government of Delhi had sent a proposal on February 22 to hold the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor on this date. The Supreme Court on Friday directed the issue of notice for the election of the mayor and the first meeting of the MCD. The Supreme Court said that this notice should be issued within 24 hours. Tell that it is also necessary to mention the date in this notice, on which the election for the post of Mayor is to be held.
Regarding the election, Arvind Kejriwal has said that the order of SC is the victory of democracy. Thanking the Supreme Court, he wrote in a tweet that Delhi will now get a mayor after two and a half months. Along with this, Kejriwal has also attacked BJP. Kejriwal said that it has now been proved that LG and BJP together pass illegal and unconstitutional orders in Delhi.
For the third time on February 6, a meeting of the house was called to hold the mayoral election. Presiding Officer Satya Sharma announced simultaneous elections for mayor, deputy mayor and six members of the standing committee. Along with this, announced the participation of nominated councilors in the mayoral elections. AAP MLA Mahendra Goyal opposed this. On the other hand, BJP corporator Shikha Rai told the presiding officer that two AAP MLAs Akhilesh Pati Tripathi and Sanjeev Jha have been punished by the court, both of them are not eligible to vote in the mayoral election. The Presiding Officer supported him and asked both the AAP MLAs to leave the House. After this the ruckus increased and the presiding officer adjourned the proceedings of the House sine die.
The meeting of the House was called for the fourth time on February 16 for the mayoral election, but before that, Aam Aadmi Party's mayoral candidate Shelly Oberoi reached the court regarding the election matter. It was decided on February 15 itself that the election of the Mayor would not be held on the 16th. It is now expected that the new dates for the mayoral election will be announced on Saturday. The Aam Aadmi Party has fielded East Patel Nagar corporator Shelly Oberoi and the BJP has fielded Shalimar Bagh-B ward corporator Rekha Gupta as its mayoral candidate.